Announcing the 2012 Top 40 Facebook Pages

By Michele Weisman The votes are in and the results have been calculated. After thousands of nominations from our community, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Top 40 Facebook Pages! Thank you to everyone who participated. Pages were selected based off of their engagement and responsiveness, creativity and design, effective use of Facebook’s page features, and fan count. So without further ado, we present to you the 2012 Top 40 Facebook Pages.

The Top 40 Pages on Facebook as Voted by Likeable (in no particular order):

1. Pretzel Crisps 2. Dove 3. Metropolitan Museum 4. Skittles 5. Tiffany and Co. 6. Modern Family 7. Amazon 8. Converse 9. Bonobos Clothing 10. Mercedes Benz 11. Red Bull 12. Sharpie 13. Dell 14. London 2012 15. Livestrong 16. Target 17. Axe 18. Selena Gomez 19. Southwest Airlines 20. Ben & Jerry's 21. Domino's Pizza 22. Cheer 23. American Express 24. New York Times 25. Barack Obama 26. (Red) 27. Expedia 28. The Twilight Saga 29. Cleveland Indians 30. Gilt Groupe 31. ESPN 32. Tropicana 33. Starbucks 34. Heineken 35. Subway 36. Walgreens 37. Pepsi 38. DSW 39. Visit Las Vegas 40. T-Mobile USA

The Top 20 Client Pages on Facebook as Voted by Likeable *

1. Things Remembered 2. Entenmann's 3. Ritani 4. The Pampered Chef 5. Neutrogena 6. Logitech 7. Hpnotiq 8. Medtronic Diabetes 9. Pendaflex 10. Quality Dairy 11. Visit Salt Lake 12. The Company Store 13. Project Paranormal 14. The Sports Club/LA 15. Restaurant.com 16. Extra Space 17. 1-800-Flowers 18. Verizon FiOS 19. Soda Stream 20. Corkcicle

Check out our full Slideshare presentation below.

Previous winners include Aflac DuckLady Gaga, Dunkin DonutsSephora, and Cheesecake Factory. Check out the full list of past winners from 20092010, and 2011.

On July 31st, at 2:00 pm ET, Likeable will be announcing the Top 40 Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube Pages. Cast your nomination and register for our upcoming webinar to see who made the list.

Who is your favorite 2012 Top 40 Facebook Page? Download our free webinar recording of the Lessons Learned from the 40 Most Likeable Pages on Facebook. 

*Disclosure: These are all clients of Likeable. We didn’t allow clients to be eligible for our top 40, but we wanted to showcase some of our favorites. We’ve selected 20 that we think are worthy of a shoutout too!